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Bellyitch Is Named Among Healthline’s 2018 Best Pregnancy Blogs

For the nth year, Bellyitch has been listed among the top 20 pregnancy blogs and websites by the online health resource, Healthline.

According the report about this year’s list, Healthline writes:

We’ve carefully selected these blogs because they’re actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information. 

Pregnancy is an amazing time. It’s also often an overwhelming experience. Between the hormones and morning sickness, sometimes it’s just nice to know that you’re not alone. You want to hear that other women have been right there in your shoes!

Take a break and browse these pregnancy blogs. We rounded up the best of the best so that you’ll have a place to find support, camaraderie, information, and plenty of women who understand exactly what you’re going through.

Yay! We’re so excited to be among some of our most fave blogs including the hilarious Pregnant Chicken, Jennifer Borget’s Cherish, Celebrity Baby Scoop, Fit Pregnancy, Cafe Mom, The Bump, What to Expect, Alpha Mom, Pregnancy and Newborn, Pregnancy and more.

Check out the complete list here!

We made @Healthline’s Best Pregnancy Blog of 2017 List!

Healthline, a trusted source for wellness and health information that receives 40 million visitors and health seekers per month and is the fastest growing health information site,k has released its Annual List of the Best Pregnancy Blogs  for expectant, new and even veteran moms, parents and caregivers to follow.

…..And…Bellyitch is on it!

Woot! From the intro to the listing, author and health journalist Catherine writes:

We’ve carefully selected these blogs because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information. If you would like to tell us about a blog, nominate it by emailing us at bestblogs@healthline.com!

Pregnancy is often filled with a mix of intense emotions like excitement, fear, doubt, or love. For first pregnancies, every experience is novel. But since each pregnancy is unique, even seasoned moms may find themselves wrestling with unfamiliar feelings or uncertainties. They may just want to find other women going through similar experiences.

Thankfully, there are tons of women opening up about their transitions to motherhood. If nothing else, these bloggers let you know you’re not alone. Whether you’re feeling completely overwhelmed by selecting baby gear or wondering why your food choices are suddenly open to comments by strangers, these blogs have your back. Be sure to add these pregnancy blogs to your must-follow list.  

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We are listed among other top websites and blogs like Fit Pregnancy, Pregnancy magazine, Pregnancy and Newborn magazine, Fit Pregnancy, Cafe Mom, The Bump and others. Some of our fave bloggers including Jennifer Borget from Cherish 365 and Amy from Pregnant Chicken are also listed.

About Bellyitch, Healthline wrote:

Bellyitch is equal parts celebrity news and parenting posts. It’s published by JJ, a wife and mom of three. The site is geared for “tech-savvy, information-thirsty, informed and educated expectant, new and veteran parents.” Babies can be expensive. The product reviews, giveaways, and coupons the site offers help you watch your bottom line. Check out posts like essential items for your newborn, which point out where not to spend your money.

Visit the blog.

Thanks Healthline! Head on over and check out what they had to say about the other honorees today! 

Here are the Best Baby Tech Products Out There

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Several innovative companies showcased inventive new products at the second annual Baby Tech Summit at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this year.  The Bump, the definitive voice for millennial parents, in partnership with Baby Tech Summit at CES producers Living in Digital Times (LIDT), announced the winners of the second annual The Bump Best of Baby Tech Awards at CES® 2017.

The Bump and Randi Zuckerberg, digital lifestyle expert and host of SiriusXM‘s “Dot Complicated,” recognized the winners for their leading innovations in fertility, pregnancy and baby technology  on the LIDT Stage at CES Tech West.

According to The Bump Moms & Tech survey, 76% of moms say they consider technology an important factor when shopping for baby products, with a majority saying technology gives them peace of mind. Keeping pace with the attitudes of millennial moms and the tremendous growth of the baby tech vertical, this year’s awards program saw a 36% increase in submissions from last year.

 

“As the leading pregnancy and parenting resource for millennial parents, we’re thrilled to bring our highly sought-after Best of Baby Awards to the world’s largest consumer electronics show, CES, for a second year in a row,” said Julia Wang, head of digital content for The Bump. “There were an incredible number of impressive baby tech innovations to choose from, and today’s winners represent the best of the best products that are changing the world of parenting.”

“The Bump Best of Baby Tech Awards winners are the products that will have the greatest impact on parenting in the years ahead, making it easier and enabling parents to stay connected and better informed every step of the way,” said Jill Gilbert, producer of the Baby Tech Summit. “Announcing the winners live on stage at CES provides an opportunity for these innovators to showcase their work in front of the world’s leaders in technology.”

Here are the Baby Tech Award Winners

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Baby Learn and Play 

  • Think & Learn Code-a-pillar™ is a learning toy caterpillar for ages three and up that encourages experimentation while developing coding fundamentals like sequencing and critical thinking skills.

Baby On-The-Go

  • Winnie is an app that helps parents find great places to go with their kids, restrooms with changing tables or places to breastfeed.

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Baby Safety

  • Happiest Baby Snoo Smart Sleeper boosts sleep with gentle movements, helping babies learn healthier sleep patterns. Based on founder Dr. Harvey Karp’s 5 S’s calming method, the Snoo’s responsive robotic system soothes upset babies with increasing levels of white noise and womb-like motion. Its top in the baby bassinet market.

Fertility and Pregnancy

  • Ava is a fertility tracking bracelet that monitors sleep, stress and menstrual cycle in a single device worn only at night, and detects five fertile days per cycle in real time.

Healthy Baby 

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  • Owlet Baby Health & Wellness Monitor is a smart sock monitor with new features including an innovative new sock design, 8x range increase, and a Connected Care platform that tracks infant’s heart rate and oxygen levels and alerts parents if levels fall outside present zones.

Audience Favorite

  • Kaishi is a fetal heart-rate monitor that allows expecting families to listen to the baby’s heartbeat on their phone and share it over social media.

A complete list of the winners can be viewed The Bump Best of Baby Tech Awards.

Results were based on a compilation of online votes and expert judges. The judging panel included:

Dr. Taz Bhatia, MD, Integrative Health Expert, Owner of Centre Spring MD + Pediatrics

Simon Isaacs, Co-founder and Chief Content Officer, Fatherly

Debbie Sterling, Founder & CEO, GoldieBlox

Jeana Tahnk, Family Tech Expert, Top Tech Mom

Julia Wang, Head of Digital Content, The Bump

Randi Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media  

 

HURRY: Download TheBump.com’s new Apps for Charity today!

There is only a few days left for you to download one of TheBump.com’s pregnancy apps for iPhone and Android for its “Bump it Forward” in October campaign.
For each download of The Bump Pregnancy App on iPhone and Android and newly launched The Bump Baby app for iPhone, The Bump will give a donation to Every Mother Counts, a non-profit organization founded by Christy Turlington Burns dedicated to making pregnancy and childbirth safe for every mother.
The Bump is also launching a Charity Registry Program featuring Every Mother Counts. Nice!
Good stuff! Go support!

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